Redwood City, CA – September 20, 2005 – Electronic Arts (Nasdaq: ERTS) announced today that Marvel Nemesis: Rise of The Imperfects has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Gamers can take control of more than 17 fighters including popular Super Heroes from the Marvel Universe as well as a new set of characters called, The Imperfects, as they battle in highly destructible environments to determine who among them is the most powerful.
This new family of Super Heroes, The Imperfects, which includes super villain, Niles Van Roekel, was created through collaboration with EA and top comic book industry talent including renowned writer, Mark Millar, who helped create the back-stories for The Imperfects. In addition, comic artists Jae Lee and Terry Dodson helped in the development of the game working on the game's interface as well as the Marvel character concept designs.
With an all-star cast on the development side and a legendary line-up of Super Heroes that include Spider-Man, Venom, Magneto, Iron Man, Storm, The Thing, Daredevil, Human Torch and Wolverine, EA is delivering the most comprehensive, authentic and cinematic Super Hero fighting experience ever seen in a videogame. To top off the Super Hero clashes, players will fight to an epic soundtrack created specifically for the game by composer, Trevor Jones, best known for his work on Dark City, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and From Hell .
Developed by Nihilistic Software and produced at EA Canada, Marvel Nemesis: Rise of The Imperfects is available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Xbox videogame system from Microsoft, and the Nintendo GameCube. The games features single player, multiplayer and online modes for epic multiplayer mayhem. The game is rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $49.99. Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects will ship on October 11 for the PSP PlayStation Portable system and October 24 for the Nintendo DS.